Hi there! Nice to meet you!
My name is Bram.
Born and raised in Belgium, I’m now based in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA, where I live in a cozy apartment with my beautiful wife Caroline whom I met six years ago in Australia. In my spare time, I like to read books, enjoy a pint of beer and be active. Professionally, I’m a freelance writer and travel photographer.
I love to travel, write and take pictures, which happen to be three things that combine extremely well. This website is where I share my travel experiences from around the world and lots of great travel photos.
It all started in October 2010 when I boarded my first flight ever to go to the other side of the world. Australia was the first place I ever traveled to on my own. Things were never the same again after that. Up until then I had been living a regular life in Belgium, a life that was comfortable and easy. Everything was going smoothly; I had lots of friends, played in a soccer team, went out during the weekends and graduated from college with a Master’s degree in biotechnology. Yet I wanted more than that.
In Australia, I bought a car, worked on fruit farms and traveled from Sydney to Perth with countless stops in between. In Western Australia, I met Caroline, who would become my wife three years later.
Since my nine months in Australia, I have never had a “normal” and steady job. I essentially worked to fund my travels. Luckily, I have now managed to turn my passions for traveling, writing and photography into a profession: I now earn a living as a freelance (travel) writer and photographer, which is honestly the greatest thing ever! This website is an accumulation of my best travel photos and of my previous travel experiences, along with informative articles and inspiring photo essays. The small corner of the internet is all about history, nature, adventure travel and photography.
My travel adventures include:
- Driving a car coast-to-coast in Australia
- Hiking across England
- Exploring Ireland for three months
- Celebrating New Year’s Eve in New York City, Paris and Sydney
- Visiting nearly every old city in Belgium
- Cycling to the North Cape and back
- Exploring every corner of New England
- Hiking the Müllerthal Trail in Luxembourg
- Road tripping along the Croatian coast
My philosophy in life is that there are no limits to the experiences we can have in our individual lifetimes.
Don’t settle. Keep doing what you love, whatever it is. We all know what we like to do and there is not a reason in the world why should not do just that. Life is short. Enjoy it.
Do not take advice from people who haven’t been to a specific place or are not experienced in a particular field. They offer opinions, not knowledge. Find things out for yourself. Travel. Read.
Make mistakes and learn from them. Don’t feel obliged to do things that you don’t want to do. It’s your life. Live it your way. Possibilities are infinite.
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